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Donald Charles Zoss

November 6, 1936 — May 25, 2022

Donald Charles Zoss, 85, of Plattsburgh, passed away peacefully at CVPH on Wednesday, May 25, 2022, with family by his side. Donald was born on November 6, 1936, in Lockport, NY to Elmer and Esther Zoss.
He graduated from Lockport High School in 1955, received his bachelor’s degree in 1959 and master’s degree in 1963 in Speech Pathology and Audiology at SUNY Geneseo. He worked as a Speech Pathologist at SUNY Potsdam, NY for 15 years and was the Director of the Speech and Hearing Center at SUNY Plattsburgh for 11 years until his retirement in 1992. He enjoyed playing golf in his younger years, fishing with his daughters and nephews, playing the piano and spending time with his family.
Donald is survived by his wife, Sally, of 61 years and their 2 daughters, Sandra Lawrence (husband Leo) and Jill Parent (fiancé Will Smith). He is also survived by his 3 grandchildren, Cheyanne Kitterle (Smith) and husband Kolby, Kyler Parent and fiancé Paige Martineau and Matthias Smith and 1 great-grand son, Elijiah Kitterle. He also leaves behind several nephews and nieces. He is preceded in death by his parents, Elmer and Esther Zoss and his brother and sister-in-law, Leslie and Carol Zoss.
Calling hours to celebrate the life that Donald lived will be held at Heald Funeral Home, 48 Court St in Plattsburgh on Sunday, June 5th from 2:00 to 4:00 PM
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Celebration of Life

Sunday, June 5, 2022

2:00 - 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

Heald Funeral Home, Inc. - Plattsburgh

48 Court Street, Plattsburgh, NY 12901

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